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Educating the Engineer of 2025: Faculty awards four education research projects

October 2, 2018 /  Department News

Educating the Engineer of 2025: Faculty awards four education research projects

In celebration of McMaster Engineering’s 60th Anniversary, the Faculty has awarded four engineering education research projects with the Educating the Engineer of 2025 (EtE-25) funding awards, valued at a total of $80,000.

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 2, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Donna Strickland, a McMaster alumna who received her Bachelor of Engineering degree (B. Eng) in engineering physics in 1981, has won the Nobel Prize in Physics, the first woman to do so in 55 years and one of only three in the history of the award.

Making Engineering More Inclusive

September 27, 2018 /  Department News

Making Engineering More Inclusive

This fall, 27 percent of first-year engineering students are women, up five percent from 2017. Paired with a 95 percent retention rate for female students in their first year of studies, the Faculty is leading by example when it comes to promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering.

McMaster ranked among the world’s top 100 universities

September 27, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster ranked among the world’s top 100 universities

McMaster has again been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities.

Canada’s top engineering schools help students explore grad studies options

September 26, 2018 /  Department News

Canada’s top engineering schools help students explore grad studies options

On Monday, September 24, Canada’s top graduate engineering schools gathered to connect with prospective students at McMaster’s University Club for the second annual Engineering Graduate Studies Tour.

McMaster Engineering disciplines ranked among the world’s best

July 30, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering disciplines ranked among the world’s best

ShanghaiRanking, a top higher education ranking, rated 16 McMaster Engineering academic disciplines among the best in the world.

McMaster visit to Penn State highlights cross-border collaboration

July 16, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster visit to Penn State highlights cross-border collaboration

A meeting of the minds between Canadian and American academics and higher education staff prompted rich discussion and the promise of collaboration across borders during a visit to Penn State College of Engineering.

Big Ideas: Matters of the heart

July 10, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Matters of the heart

Eliminating heart disease is no easy feat. It’s one of the leading causes of death worldwide. But for Sarah Smith, who views the challenge through a more personal lens, anything is possible.

Giving the breath of life to premature babies

July 4, 2018 /  Department News

Giving the breath of life to premature babies

The device looks a little like a drink coaster – a 9×9 cm square of translucent silicone rubber surrounding an embedded grid, with two tubes mounted on opposite corners.

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